27 September 2011
20 September 2011
13 September 2011
China has made their own version of Google Maps, and it's called Edushi. It looks like the game SimCity, but it's all real baby! It's also all in Mandarin. Don't be discouraged though - all you need to do, after all, is pan and zoom. Go on, try it out (or some of the other Chinese cities). If you really like this sort of thing (?); here are a few more wacky artistic SimCity interpretations (they're not interactive maps like Edushi but they're quite fun). Enjoy!
06 September 2011
enticing map which illustrates the country's capital Reykjavik in such minute detail that it even makes me want to invade - although perhaps just as an amicable tourist.I once heard a theory about the naming of Iceland (that may or may not be true) that the people who lived on the island didn't want to be invaded by marauding vikings so they perpetuated a rumour that their nice arable island was in fact nothing but ice - so wouldn't you rather attack Greenland? Obviously this was long before the advent of the Internet and especially this